Tue Jan 22, 2019 AT 10:50 AM EDT
President Trump said Tuesday that the students at Covington Catholic High School have become “symbols of Fake News” after being accused by the press of intimidating a Native American man at a rally in Washington, D.C.
Trump also slammed the media for its coverage of the encounter, which many said showed student Nick Sandmann and his peers mocking Nathan Phillips, the Native American man, in front of the Lincoln Memorial after the March for Life.
“Nick Sandmann and the students of Covington have become symbols of Fake News and how evil it can be. They have captivated the attention of the world, and I know they will use it for the good — maybe even to bring people together. It started off unpleasant, but can end in a dream!” Trump wrote.
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